comScore

Wait, what?

Looks like you came here from Geekosystem. Don't worry, everything is still here. We've just combined forces with The Mary Sue to bring you more and better content, all in one place.

iPhone

  1. NASA Has a Free Pack of Official Mission Sound Clip Ringtones to Make Your Phone Less Boring

    Your phone is go for liftoff.

    I was a firm believer that my phone should never ever make any sounds in favor of vibration-only right up until the very second I discovered that NASA has a repository of short sound clips from their space missions in both mp3 and iPhone ringtone formats. Hey, maybe the short reminders of humanity's proudest achievements will put me in a good enough mood to actually answer my phone.

    Read More
  2. New App Uses Smartphone Cameras To Connect Blind Users to Sighted Volunteers

    Imagine this: you are blind and you're trying to cook marinara sauce alone in your apartment. You have two cans in your kitchen cabinet, and you know one is crushed tomatoes—but the other is pie filling, which would taste terrible on pasta. Normally this would be a huge annoyance, but with Be My Eyes, all you have to do point your cellphone camera at the cans and somebody will tell you whether it's the one on the left or right. Problem solved!

    Read More
  3. Walgreens Makes Period-Tracking App Since Apple Didn’t Bother

    You know how Apple's Health app can give you your "whole health picture" except it refuses to track your period, because ewww cooties??? Fortunately for those of us who menstruate, Walgreens and Glow - a data science company for women's reproductive health and education - have partnered to create an app that can help you track your sadface days and refill your birth control prescription.

    Read More
  4. Separation From Your Phone Can Actually Hinder Your Mental Capabilities, Study Finds

    Get rid of one little piece of technology, and everyone loses their minds!

    A recent study showed that test subjects' cognitive functions became impaired when they were separated from their phones. And no, not just because they were unable to Google the solutions to their test puzzles.

    Read More
  5. The Princess Bride Is Now a Mobile Game as You Wish(ed)

    This means exactly what you think it means.

    Nearly 30 years after the fact, you might have thought a Princess Bride mobile game was inconceivable. Your hopes for such a thing were probably mostly dead. And yet, against all odds, that's what bwings us togevva today.

    Read More
  6. These Price Is Right Contestants Guess the iPhone Is Way More Overpriced Than It Is

    Wow, AT&T must be taking these people for a ride.

    Maybe they thought the question was, "How much could Apple probably charge devotees for an iPhone?"

    Read More
  7. Apple’s New Health App Tracks Everything But Your Period

    If only an app a day kept cramps away.

    This Monday at the World Wide Developer's Conference, Apple's Craig Federighi introduced a brand new app for iOS 8 that, by its own marketing copy, purports to offer "your whole health picture" at a single glance. And yet it's missing a very popular health app function among half its potential user base: a period tracker.

    Read More
  8. There’s an iPhone NES/SNES Emulator on the App Store If You Can Get to It Before Apple Does

    Sneaky emulator apps: The best holiday tradition of them all.

    While we're waiting for Nintendo to officially get on board with offering old games on smartphones and making piles and piles of money, sneaky apps continue to pop up on Apple's app store with hidden emulation functionality. If you're quick, you can grab an NES/SNES emulator right now without needing to jailbreak your phone.

    Read More
  9. Samsung Proves Its Robot Butts Are Better Than Apple’s in Hilarious Phone Bend Test Demonstration

    Samsung has phone bending down. They're well on their way to avatar status.

    If you want to test whether or not being sat on by puny, inferior human butts will bend today's giant smartphones, you're going to need a robot butt. Apple and Samsung both have custom robutts that tirelessly, mercilessly test countless smartphones by getting all butt-dial on them, and it looks like Samsung has the better butt.

    Read More
  10. Gullible People Are Microwaving Their iPhones Because of a Twitter Prank, Don’t Try This at Home

    Next year it'll be kinetic energy charging that powers it by throwing.

    As advertised, using the new "Wave" technology in iOS 8 will quickly fill your phone's battery—with fire, smoke, and explosions, that is. But that hasn't stopped wide-eyed Internet users for falling for the expensive prank.

    Read More
© 2015 The Mary Sue   |   About UsAdvertiseNewsletterJobsContributorsComment PolicyPrivacyUser AgreementDisclaimerContact RSS

Dan Abrams, Founder
  1. Mediaite
  2. The Mary Sue
  3. Styleite
  4. The Braiser
  5. SportsGrid
  6. Gossip Cop